Monthly Archives: June 2015

886 Dutch Citizens Sued Their Government for Climate Inaction. They Won. Here’s How They Did It.

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 28 June 2015 photo from Urgenda website The Guardian recently reported that the Netherlands government was ordered by a local court to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 25% within five years, the three-person … Continue reading

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NEW MARINE SPECIES DISCOVERED IN VERDE ISLAND PASSAGE, THE CENTER OF THE CENTER OF SHORE FISH BIODIVERSITY IN THE WORLD

CURRENT BIODIVERSITY CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 14 June 2015 News reports recently came out the past week about some findings by US marine biologists of some unique marine specimens in Verde Island Passage, an area described by a Conservation International … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court Says Facebook Threats Not A Crime, But What About Selfie Pics Deemed Lustful?

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 7 June 2015 Ars Technica recently reported that the US Supreme Court overturned the conviction of a rapper who threatened to kill his wife via Facebook and ordered a retrial to determine if the … Continue reading

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